Do you feel like you’re crying out and God doesn’t hear you or care? Maybe you wonder if God is indifferent to your suffering. As a fellow survivor, I feel that way more days than I can count.
Why would a good God allow something so terrible to happen to you? Have you walked away from God because of your assault? Do you feel like God abandoned you? You are not alone.
Are you afraid of sex? Do you find yourself weighed down by sexual sin and temptations? Do you despise the fact that your body is sexual? Are you terrified of marriage and dating? Do you fear your wedding night? Are you overcome with shame from what happened to you? You are not alone.
Modesty is a big topic in the church…and in many ways, rightfully so. If you’re a human reading this blog, I guarantee you that you’ve had lustful thoughts at some point in your lifetime. God not only calls us out on those sinful lusts many times throughout the Bible (Proverbs 6:25, Matthew 5:28), but alsoContinue reading “Embodied Souls: Why our obsession with modesty is more Gnostic than it is Christian.”
Is redemption possible for survivors of sexual assault? What does redemption look like when you feel broken beyond repair?